Business blue cards are valid for three years and the prescribed application fee is $84.25.
A person proposing to carry on a regulated business must not commence providing child-related activities until they hold a valid blue card.
Certain people are prohibited from applying for or renewing a blue card. Find out more information about disqualified persons (PDF, 428KB).
Police officers and registered teachers do not apply for blue cards and in certain circumstances may need to apply for an exemption card. More information about exemption cards can be found on the Police Officers Information Sheet (PDF, 310KB) and Registered Teachers Information Sheet (PDF, 399KB).
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